Sandra holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Social Work from McGill University. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a child protection worker and a hospital social worker. Sandra graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Toronto in 2007 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.
During her time at law school, Sandra worked for Pro Bono Students Canada as the National Family Law Project Coordinator, where, in addition to overseeing the program, she assisted duty counsel at Toronto's Provincial Family Courts.
Sandra articled at a mid-sized, full service Toronto firm where she practiced in several areas of law, including civil litigation and family. She later practiced commercial litigation at a boutique business law firm in Barrie. Sandra joined Niman Zemans Gelgoot LLP as an associate in June of 2010.